P is for Playing Card Maker
By HARDY, Henry, 1770
Printing in General by Hen.ry Hardy
- Author: HARDY, Henry
- Publication place: Ludgate Hill
- Publisher: No. 7 Old Bailey
- Publication date: from 1770
- Physical description: Engraved trade card.
- Dimensions: 100 by 80mm (4 by 3.25 inches).
- Inventory reference: 17761
James Hardy continued the business under his own name, from the Minories, then St. Paul’s Churchyard. He was elected master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards for 1802–3.
BM Heal 99.57 records a near identical example of this trade card, but with address at Deans Court St. Martins le Grand.